Valley of the Temples is a full-service cemetery, funeral home, and crematory operator serving the families of Oahu since 1963. HSTA members are invited to attend a free informational webinar to learn more about benefits for you and your family, decisions that must be made and questions to be answered when a death occurs, documents you need to keep together in one place, and more.
Are you concerned about the impact of budget cuts, pay cuts, and furloughs? Let our state legislators know how these types of cuts have, and will continue to, hurt our students and our schools.
Gov. David Ige announced Tuesday afternoon he will delay furloughs for state employees to July 1. The Hawaii State Department of Education confirmed to HSTA that the furlough delay applies to HIDOE employees.
On Dec. 28, the Hawaii State Teachers Association held a live briefing to inform members on furlough threats, our response, and other COVID-19-related updates and actions.
On Wednesday afternoon, Gov. David Ige announced he will delay furloughs for state employees, prompting the Hawaii State Department of Education to inform employees that “the scheduled Jan. 4 furlough day will no longer be implemented.”
To fully understand the impacts this relief bill will have on Hawaii’s schools, we are moving our live stream Q&A session from today to Monday, Dec. 28, at 4 p.m. on our Facebook page and YouTube channel.
The Hawaii State Teachers Association is pursuing legal action regarding violations of the contract caused by imposed furloughs. Pending further developments, HSTA has developed a list of frequently asked questions, including information regarding public charter teachers.
The Hawaii State Teachers Association Friday filed a prohibited practice complaint with the Hawaii Labor Relations Board, challenging the state’s unilateral imposition of furloughs on more than 13,000 HSTA members starting Jan. 4.
If you recently completed a course through HSTA’s Professional Development program, you likely had your $150 course deposit returned via mail. This is not a mistake. Six months ago, HSTA started refunding course deposits to all participants who completed their portfolios and passed their HSTA PD course through PDE3.
Members of the Hawaii State Board of Education Thursday said they oppose school employee furloughs, and several went so far as to ask the governor to rescind the furloughs since members of Congress are finalizing a pandemic aid package that contains more than $54 billion for public schools.